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A year on from the consolidation of China’s competition regulatory functions into the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), and just over a decade from the introduction of the Antimonopoly Law (AML), partners from KWM's...

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How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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The ACCC has published updated guidelines on its use of mandatory information gathering powers, following the release of the Harper exposure draft legislation...

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What’s the score on third line forcing

July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Notification, revocation and reform: the case for reform of the third line forcing prohibition...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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ReFIRBished

April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Acquisitions of critical state assets by foreign investors now subject to regulatory review...

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Competition changes are afoot across the Tasman

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

An Issues Paper has been released in NZ in relation to key provisions of the Commerce Act...

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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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Careful what you wish for

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twiggy’s call to cap iron ore production raises the ire of the ACCC ...

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On 30 October 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) released their joint 2013-14 Annual Report. The 390-page report details the actions taken by the ACCC and AER...

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